Data protection

Liability for content

The contents of this site have been compiled with the greatest care. However, we cannot accept any liability for the accuracy, completeness or actuality of the contents. In accordance with Section 7, Para. 1 of the TMG (German Broadcast Media Act), we, as a services provider, are responsible for our own contents on this site under general legal regulations. However, according to Sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, service providers are under no obligation to monitor outside information transmitted or saved, or to inquire into any circumstances which might indicate any illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the usage of information under general legal regulations remain unaffected. However, any relevant liability may only come into effect from the time that we become aware of any actual legal offence. Upon becoming aware of any such legal offences, we will remove the relevant contents immediately.

Liability for links

Our website contains links to external websites operated by third parties, over whose contents we have no control. We can therefore accept no liability for the contents of such outside websites. The relevant provider or operator is solely responsible for the contents of such linked websites. Linked websites were checked for possible legal infringements at the time of creation of the link. There were no identifiable illegal contents at the time of creation of the link. Permanent checking of the contents of linked websites is however unreasonable without firm suspicion of any legal infringement. On becoming aware of any such legal infringement, we will remove such links immediately.

Copyright

The contents and materials on these websites created by the operators are subject to German copyright law. Copying, processing, dissemination and any form of use beyond the restrictions of copyright law require the written consent of the relevant author or creator. Downloads and copies of this page are allowed only for private, non-commercial use. If the content of this page was not created by the operator, the copyright of third parties shall be observed. In particular, content by third parties is designated as such. If you should, nevertheless, become aware of an infringement of copyright, we ask that you inform us accordingly. On becoming aware of any legal infringements, we will remove such content immediately.

Data protection

The use of the our website is usually possible without having to provide personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is recorded on our website, this is always done, wherever possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express permission.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) may encounter security issues. It is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorised access by third parties.

The use of contact data published under authorship obligations by third parties for the distribution of unwanted advertising or information materials is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the distribution of unwanted advertising information, such as in the form of spam mail.

Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, an Internet analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are saved on your computer and which allow an analysis of your visits to the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved. In case IP anonymization is activated on the website, your IP address shall be shortened by Google beforehand within European Union Member States and in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.

Only under exceptional circumstances shall the full IP address be sent by Google to a server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage for website operators. Google will not associate the IP address sent by your browser as part of the Google Analytics service with any other data held by Google.

You can block the saving of cookies by a setting in your browser software; however, we should point out that in such a case you may not be able to make complete use of all functions of this web site. Additionally, you can prevent the data created by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being sent to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.